Hillsboro economic development and parks projects moving forward

The city of Hillsboro “is continuing forward with its parks projects and economic development plans” including a Marriott Hotel project and the sale of the former Parker Hotel lot, The Times-Gazette reports. The city’s tax increment financing (TIF) attorney, Richard Spoor, “is preparing an agreement for the infrastructure project” for the Marriott Hotel construction, according to the article. Brianne Abbott, safety and service director, said “the former Parker Hotel lot and the old firehouse on Governor Trimble Place will be for sale in the near future.” The city recently created an economic development department to attract and retain businesses by connecting business owners with funding and additional resources. Parks projects, including the installation of disc golf baskets in Liberty Park, will continue this winter as well. For more, read the full article.

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